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12-10-2008, 08:42 AM   #1
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Pentax Lens SMC Pentax 200mm 1:2.5 for LX MX ME K1000 - eBay (item 200282524886 end time Dec-10-08 12:49:32 PST)

If you have been looking for one of these, never seen one on the 'Bay.

12-10-2008, 12:29 PM   #2
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Aye, it was the M version of its slightly slower cousin the A series 200mm f1:2.8 (which I own and love to bits).
12-10-2008, 01:07 PM   #3
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actually its the K-series 200mm I have to M 200 and its a f4
12-10-2008, 01:50 PM   #4
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I have this lens and it is my all time favourite manual focus lenses. At f 2.5 it is the fastest 200 Pentax ever made and optically it may be the best as well. Check the lens review database for details. The K 200 2.5 is mentioned favourably in the reviews of DA * 200 as well. Clearly I'm a fanboy but if you are in the market for a fast 200 and don't mind manual focusing this is your lens. I have no affiliation with this sale bye the way - just a fan of this lens.

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12-10-2008, 02:41 PM   #5
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So who won it? Anybody here? Looks like a great price to me. I can't imagine it would have sold for so little a few months ago.
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Don't know who won it Miserere but they got a hell of a lens.

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